Board of Trustees

Board Chairman Sam Nunn

The Board of Trustees, chaired by Sam Nunn (pictured at left), is composed of highly distinguished and accomplished leaders who provide overall direction and leadership to CSIS.


  • Sam Nunn -- Cochairman & CEO, Nuclear Threat Initiative

Vice Chairs

President & CEO, the Pritzker Chair


Co-Founder & President Emeritus

  • David M. Abshire -- Vice Chairman and Counselor, Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress

Trustees Emeriti

*Honorary Trustee